This page contains useful information about school procedures as well as a number of handy forms that parents can download.
School Notes are required for all student absences. Either on the supplied school form or via written notification in your child's student diary.
Students are not able to leave the school without parental permission and must be signed out via the office. Parents are required to report to the office when entering school grounds.
Information about Bus Schedules and guidelines can be found in the document Latrobe Special Developmental School Transport Guidelines which can be downloaded here.
It is imperative that we can contact you in case of emergency. Please notify the school if you change your address, phone number or the person/s who will care for your child in emergency. You will automatically be asked to upgrade this emergency information at the beginning of each school year.
If students have head lice, students must be treated before returning to School.
Infectious diseases require exclusion from school as infections spread quickly. Click here to see a table detailing the minimum period of exclusion from Primary School for children with an infectious disease.
Medical information on file will be updated at the start of each year. A copy will be given to your child's teacher and a copy will be kept in the General Office .
No medication will be administered at school by staff or children without the written consent on the supplied form, stating the type of medication, quantity and times to be taken.
Download Medication Request Form
The School requires a medical certificate giving permission for students to go swimming if they are epileptic or asthmatic. Such a certificate is valid for twelve months. A new certificate is required for a period of twelve months or earlier if a further episode of loss of consciousness is known to have occurred.
An Atlanto-axial X-Ray is required for Down's Syndrome students also to participate in horse riding, gymnastics, trampolining and swimming.
The following school policies are available for download:
Other School Policies are available from the office on request.